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Blackout Studio in Manchester
  • £100/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Manchester, UK
This Studio has everything you may need during your next film or photoshoot: - a dressing room area - a seating area that can also be used as scene for music video or films - a kitchen - a toilet. - handheld steamer - bluetooth speaker - 6 X 2.75 metre overhead light bank rig Please be aware these prices are for the use of the studio space and basic lighting only, i.e. Neweer LED RGB panel lights, 2x Rgb and 2x Bicolour. If you require more equipment please feel free to ask so we may help you. Rates starts at; 10:00 – 21:00 - from £60 hire fee per hour or £260 hire fee per day Please note that the published rate and minimum # of hours to book are flexible and it depends on the type of event, days of the week, timings & number of guests. So, it would be best to enquire if you are interested. The venue may have a separate cancellation policy. For further information, please ask the Event Manager.
Studio 2 - Full Spectrum Infinity Tube
  • £50/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Manchester, UK
Studio Two is self contained and hosts the first of its kind Full Spectrum Infinity Tube. This innovative design allows for a horizontal and vertical 180 shot to capture seamless, uninterrupted images. The make up and prep area are within arm’s length of the shooting space to allow for fast paced, highly productive sessions, perfect for e-commerce and portfolio work, with optional natural light. Studio Two also has high-speed wifi as well access to the communal kitchen area and W/C.
Bright and Aesthetic Studio in Manchester
  • £50/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (1)
  • 1
  • Instant book
  • Manchester, UK
We are situated in Ardwick, Manchester which is close to the city centre and a 10 minute walk from Piccadilly Station. Please note that the published rate and minimum # of hours to book are flexible and it depends on the type of event, days of the week, timings & number of guests. So, it would be best to enquire if you are interested. The venue may have a separate cancellation policy. For further information, please ask the Event Manager.
Photo Studio Two with Infinity Cove
  • £40/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Manchester, UK
Studio 2 is our all white natural light studio. With a new Cove for 2022 at no extra cost!!! a draped ceiling, vibrant fish tank, The studio also has a teal sofa, backdrops, and props. * The bed is no longer available for shoots * Two large windows surrounded by white brick feature wall * Vintage stylistic furniture and props * Fish Tank (no flash photography of tank please) * 2 bowens Xms 500 lights (with options of two 150cm softboxes or two side softboxes) * A set of digital radio triggers * Multiple colour backdrops available (You will receive one free colour with your studio hire any additional are £10) * Coloured gels for lighting * Large make up counter with ring light (warm and cool light) * Styling area with Steamer, clothes rail, hangers, iron, and an ironing board (extra rail available upon request) * Bluetooth Speaker * Snackstation including tea, coffee, fruit teas, microwave, and fridge * Changing room and bathroom facilities * Emergency essentials (toiletries)

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need my own production or event insurance in Manchester?
Yes. All renters are required to carry Comprehensive Liability and Property Damage insurance with liability coverage of no less than $1,000,000.
What protection plans are available for bookings in Manchester on Giggster?
Giggster offers Damage Protection coverage that you can add to a booking at checkout. Learn more about Giggster's Damage Protection coverage.
What types of locations can I book in Manchester?
You can choose from 42 types! Just search for locations in Manchester at giggster.com, then click 'Filters' to look for something specific.
How many Photo Studio venues are available in Manchester?
Right now, there are 115 Photo Studio venues available in Manchester.
What payment methods does Giggster accept for Manchester bookings?
You can pay for your booking with a credit card, or with ACH or wire transfer for bookings over $4k.
What is the cancellation policy for Manchester guests on Giggster?
Refund options vary, based on when the booking is canceled. Learn more about Giggster's cancellation and refund policy.
What are the cleaning and safety policies for Manchester locations on Giggster?
Now more than ever, your health and safety is our number one priority. We've outlined specific health and safety requirements for both hosts and guests. Learn more about Giggster's COVID-19 Health & Safety Measures.
What locations available near Manchester?
You'll find up to 42 different types of locations in Manchester. Just start a search at giggster.com and narrow things down with the 'Filter' option.
Is there an extra cost to add more attendees to my Manchester booking?
Yes. Pricing tiers are based on group size. For example, if you booked a space for a group of 1-5 for $30/hr, the price per person is $6/hr. Each additional person would increase the rate by $6/hr.
How much are average location rentals in Manchester?
Rental rates vary with the type and features of the location, but the average rate in Manchester is $55 per hour.
Why should I choose Giggster over other platforms offering rentals in Manchester?
Giggster's got your back — and we know our stuff. Our Customer Support team is knowledgeable and accessible, we offer white glove Concierge service to help you find the perfect location, and we're experts on the unique needs of production teams.
What is the price range for Photo Studio venues in Manchester, UK?
Booking prices vary with the property type, features, and rental length, but generally a 1-hour booking will be in the range of $40 to $100.
Which Photo Studio venues are most popular in Manchester, UK in 2022?
How do I book a Manchester location on Giggster?
When you find the right venue, you can connect with the host to get additional info and work out the details. Once everything is all set, you can book and pay for the location in a couple of clicks. Learn more about booking locations.
How do I cancel a Manchester reservation request?
You can contact our team to request a cancellation. Learn more about our cancellation policy.

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About Manchester

Shaped by the 19th-century Industrial Revolution, Manchester is a progressive, creative and energetic city with a population of 2.75 million people. Known as the 'capital of the North', Manchester has a thriving economy, four universities, and a vibrant artistic scene.

Manchester is also home to MediaCity, a modern 200-acre property development on the banks of the 19th-century Manchester Ship Canal that celebrates community, creativity and innovation. In 2011, the BBC famously moved several of its departments, including BBC Learning, BBC Sport, and BBC Breakfast to MediaCity from London. The media hub is also home to ITV Studios, ITV Granada, the University of Salford, other media businesses.

So, if you're looking for a location to have your next photoshoot, Manchester might just be the place to make it happen.

Photography Options in Manchester

  • Photo Studios
    If you're looking for a place to shoot your next project, Manchester is a creative hub, and there are many highly-rated photo studios to choose from. The benefits of working from a photo studio include complete control over your environment, no interruptions, and access to facilities such as toilets, food and drink stations, and air conditioning.
  • Photography Equipment Hire
    To get the best results possible, you may need to hire equipment. But don't worry, there is a variety of photography equipment hire companies to choose from in Manchester. Whether you require a 4K camera, lenses, lighting, or tripods, hiring equipment will save you precious time and allow you to take high-quality shots.

  • Prop Hire
    Whether you're doing a fashion campaign, an editorial photoshoot, or product photography, prop hire services enable you to create the perfect shot. You can hire everything from furniture, mannequins, uniforms, musical instruments, and much more. No matter the theme of your shoot, you're sure to find a prop hire company that suits your requirements

  • Caterer
    If the shoot is likely to take all day and involves a large team of people, you'll need to hire a caterer to give everyone a range of inclusive food and drink options, including vegetarian and vegan meals.

Photography Companies in Manchester

  • Wex Photo Video
    If you're looking to hire camera equipment, Wex Photo Studio can help. You can rent a wide range of equipment such as cameras, lighting, and other vital accessories that you'll need for your shoot. Additionally, the company offer equipment repair, sensor cleaning and camera set-up services, ensuring your photography equipment is in good condition ready for your shoot.

  • Little Book of Objects
    There's no need to buy new items for your shoot when you can hire them out instead. Manchester-based Little Book of Objects is a flexible industry supply service that offers objects for use, such as glassware and tableware, and objects for decor such as vases, candlesticks and plant pots.
  • Made Catering
    Made Catering provide reliable catering services for photoshoots. The company provide food made in-house with the best fresh, locally sourced ingredients, and chefs are trained to make dishes from a range of cuisines for a range of dietary requirements; Made Catering offer something for everyone. Additionally, if you've been let down by another caterer, Made Catering offer emergency catering services to ensure your team don't go hungry.

Pros and Cons of Photoshoots in Manchester


  • Photo Studios
    There are a variety of high-rated photo studios to choose from in Manchester, so you're bound to find an accessible studio that fits your shoot requirements.

  • Modelling Agencies
    If you're looking for a model to work with for your next shoot, there are several Manchester-based modelling agencies to choose from. Agencies such as Nemesis Models, Boss Agencies and 7even Model Management work with Manchester-based models and can find the right model/s for your next shoot.

  • Hotels
    If your shoot is likely to take a couple of days, you'll need to find somewhere to stay. Highly-rated hotels such as Hotel Brooklyn, Dakota Manchester, and King Street Townhouse provide your team with a comfortable and accessible place to stay while the shoot is taking place.


  • High Demand
    Because Manchester is a creative hub, photo studios are likely to be in high demand. If possible, try to book your shoot well in advance to avoid disappointment. Luckily, there are dozens of photo studios to choose from.

  • Noise
    If you're shooting at a city-centre location, it can get rather noisy. Moving your shoot to a photo studio will mean your environment is quiet and more controlled, allowing the team to focus on the task at hand.

Famous Locations in Manchester

  • Northern Quarter
    The Northern Quarter, located between Piccadilly and the Ancoats, is known for its creative and regenerative spirit. The area is loved for its unique bars, restaurants and galleries, which inhabit the intriguing backstreets of the Northern Quarter. If you're a fan of street art, the area is decorated with eye-catching murals; the most impressive murals were created for the Cities of Hope street art festival, which shined a light on nine social justice issues. In 2016, the Northern Quarter was named one of the UK's best alternative tourist attractions - it's not hard to see why.

  • The Science and Industry Museum
    The Science and Industry Museum celebrates Manchester's innovative past. The museum is home to the world's oldest surviving railway station, dating back to 1830. One of the most popular events in the museum's annual calendar is the Manchester Science Festival, where visitors experience the world of scientific and industrial innovation. Current exhibitions include 14 Scientists Who Shaped Our Lives, Manchester's Rolls-Royce, and the Textiles Gallery.

  • The Lowry
    Located on the waterfront in MediaCity, the Lowry is a visual and performing arts space offering a diverse programme of theatre, dance, musicals, comedy, and visual arts events, shows and exhibitions. The cultural centre is named after Laurence Stephen Lowry, a revered artist from Salford whose paintings depict Manchester's industrial past. So, after taking in a show or an art exhibition, why not indulge in some retail therapy at the gift shop or have a bite to eat at the Lowry's coffee shop.